Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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I Made It Myself

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2:00 pm

Join us for simple arts and crafts. Recommended for children ages 2-8.  
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English Conversation Circle

Monday, March 25, 2019, 10:00 am

A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
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Library Play Group

Monday, March 25, 2019, 11:00 am

On weekdays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.*, the program room is open for free play for caregivers and their young children. Please note, no eating is allowed in this room. After 3 p.m., young children must vacate the room so that it can be used for quiet study.

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, March 25, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 10:00 am

The Adult Learning Lab offers tutoring for those adults with skills at the high school level who have completed the assessment (offered on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.).  
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.
kids playing with blocks

Library Play Group

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 11:00 am

On weekdays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.*, the program room is open for free play for caregivers and their young children. Please note, no eating is allowed in this room. After 3 p.m., young children must vacate the room so that it can be used for quiet study.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
Maker Camp

Tuesday Maker Afternoons

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 4:00 pm

Create, experiment and learn with us at the Shaw Library. Join us every Tuesday for a variety of fun activities, such as arts and crafts and STEM projects. Recommended for kids ages 5-12. Groups of eight or more children must call 202-727-0971 to that ensure space is available.

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